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Laugh Rock - West Face Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,400'
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Submitted By: Steve Powell on Dec 1, 2003
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The right side of Laugh Rock's (W. Face), Joshua T...

Description 

If you are looking for quiet areas, especially on crowded weekends, this is the place for you. The rock is of good quality and the views from the top are outstanding.

Getting There 

From the southern Wonderland parking lot walk east on the trail/road until you get tot the remnants of an old rusted truck. Walk north up the wash. You will soon encounter a large formation on your right. This is Trifling Rock. The next formation, also on the right, is Laugh Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Wonderland South area.

Weather station 8.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Laugh Rock - West Face

Leaping Creamer (aka Sometimes We Crack Ourselves Up) 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Laugh Rock - West Face
On the right side of the west face you will see two cracks very close together. This route climbs the left crack. Climb the crack straight up to a ledge. This crack splits about a quarter of the way up. You can climb the straight in crack on the right, or lieback a flake on the left. Both options end at the same place. You could actually climb both cracks at the same time.To descend, after leaving the belay ledge, climb straight up for ten feet to an easy slab with small dishes. Climb this to th...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Laugh Rock (West Face), Joshua Tree NP
Laugh Rock (West Face), Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: The left side of Laugh Rock's (W. Face), Joshua Tr...
The left side of Laugh Rock's (W. Face), Joshua Tr...
Rock Climbing Photo: Laugh Rock - West Face. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Laugh Rock - West Face. Photo by Blitzo.

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